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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Reminder No Council Meeting Tonight

March 31st if the 5th Tuesday of the month and there are no regularly scheduled meetings on the 5th Tuesday on the month. The next council meeting will be on Tuesday, April 7th.

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2020

The North & South Pedestrian Bridges in the Greenway are Closed.

Due to rising flood waters both the north and south pedestrian bridges in the greenway system have been closed to the public.

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Requesting Input on Parks & Recreation Facility Improvements

The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking input from the community regarding the ice arenas and ball fields through an online survey. The online survey only takes a few minutes to complete and will available until April 6th.

The link to the survey is www.surveymonkey.com/r/egfparks.  Information is available about the recreation facility improvement plans on the city website or by using the link http://fip.egf.mn.  The survey results will be shared with the ...

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Flood Wall Closures Going Up Along River Road/4th St NW Due to Predicted Rising Waters

Due to rising river levels, uncertain precipitation amounts coming later this week, and with staff currently healthy and able to put flood walls in place while trying to following safety protocols for COVID-19 as much as possible, closures are going up.

The City of East Grand Forks has elected to close the following street sections effective 12:30pm Tuesday, March 31st:

  • River Road/4th ST NW, from 17th ST NW to 5th Avenue NW.
  • 12th ST NW, from 8th Avenue NW to River Road NW.

The City will be erecting the Rive...

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Change to Local Boards of Appeal & Equalization and Open Book Meetings

Due to recent events, Polk County will follow the guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health to limit the spread of COVID-19 and not hold public meetings. This will affect the local board of appeal and equalization and open book meetings.

Taxpayers wanting to appeal their property valuations will need to contact the Polk County Assessor’s Office.  The Assessor’s office can be reached by telephone at (218) 281-4186, by sending a letter to the Polk County Assesso...

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 26th COVID-19 Update from Mayor Gander

Please click on the link to watch an update from Mayor Gander.

Click here to see the March 26th COVID-19 video. East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Cities Area Transit Opertating Fare Free starting March 23rd

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Cities Area Transit (CAT) services (fixed route, Senior Rider, & Paratransit) will be fare free beginning March 23. No fare collection and purchasing will allow CAT staff to more effectively address health recommendations

With no need to sell passes, the Metro Transit Center, located at 450 Kittson Ave Grand Forks, ND 58201, will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 23. This includes the Jefferson Lines offices.

Cities Area Transit riders are recommended to use t...

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Front Door Pickup available at the Library

Front Door Pickup of materials will be available at the Campbell Library beginning on Monday, March 23. Materials can be requested by phone, email or from the online catalog on our website egflibrary.org>My Account.

You will need to know your Library Card number and password when using the catalog.  If you need help, please call 218-773-9121 between 9-5 Monday through Friday.

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Page on City Website

There is a page on the city website that has resource links, healthcare contact information, a link to the Governor's News page, updates from Mayor Gander, availability of meals, and a link for those that need to sign up for unemployment insurance.

It will be updated when new information comes out or becomes available.

Click here to view the COVID-19 page. East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Notice on Changing Format for Council Meetings

Starting with the March 24th Work Session, the Council will be meeting remotely. These meetings will still be streamed. Please review the public notice for how meetings will be held and how to make arrangements to attend remotely if needed.

Click here to view the public notice on meetings. East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Contact Dept of Motor Vehicle Regarding Driver Testing

Those that had scheduled written and driving testing need to contact the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) office in Bemidji at (218) 308-2940. These are conducted at the Parks Shop but it is the DMV that will determine if the testing will be held.

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Updated Drop Sites - Public School Free Grab & Go Meals Available

The East Grand Forks Public School will be providing free meals to all children who are 18 years and younger while the school is closed. All children will be eligible. Please see the attachment for all the delivery sites where meals can be picked up.

Please call the School at (218) 773-3494 if special accommodations are needed.  Families that lack transportation may request food to be delivered by contacting Debbie Delisle at (218) 773-0476 or by emailing ddelisle@egf.k12.mn.us.  

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Here is the list of times and drop off sites. East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Senior Center is Closed Until Further Notice - Meals on Wheels Program will Continue

The Senior Center will be closed until further notice. The Meals on Wheels program will continue while the center is closed so those that receive these meals will continue to do so.

East Grand Forks News and Announcements

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

The North & South Pedestrian Bridges in the Greenway are Closed

Due to rising flood waters both the north and south pedestrian bridges in the greenway system have been closed to the public.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Information on Local Sales & Use Tax

Currently there is a 1% local sales and use tax in place in East Grand Forks to pay for the city swimming pool renovations. Please visit the local sales and use tax page for more information.

This is the link to the sales and use tax page. Home - 2019

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Business Office Closed to Public

Our business office at City Hall will be closed to the public starting at 12pm today March 18, 2020 until further notice.

Water and Light payments can be made online by visiting our website waterandlight.info, through the phone Monday thru Friday 8am-5pm a...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Safety

The East Grand Forks Water and Light Department have taken precautionary steps within our offices in effort towards reducing the spread of any potential illnesses. Counters, door handles, and office materials have been disinfected while we still prioritiz...

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